Ukraine condemns Russian court move toward church eviction in occupied Crimea The Russian Federation has once again made efforts to destroy Ukrainian cultural centers in Crimea, persecuting the Ukrainian congregation.
14:00, 05 August 2020
Ukrainian Orthodox Church in occupied Crimea under imminent threat following top сourt ruling With Russia systematically trying to eliminate any Ukraine-associated elements from occupied Crimea, Klyment recently spoke of the Church having become the only island of Ukrainian identity and spirituality on the occupied peninsula.
11:30, 05 August 2020
Russian security agencies using religion as tool to meddle in Ukraine – intelligence chief The Kremlin is sowing splits in society through Russian Orthodoxy.
11:40, 02 August 2020
Investigative journalism: One in five UOC-MP bishops in Ukraine owns house over 300 sq m Data about more than 200 representatives of the higher clergy of three Ukrainian churches has been processed.
23:35, 24 June 2020
Ukraine's ruling party sees no problem in church leaders' participation in Minsk talks on Donbas Vereshchuk says there are religious leaders in Ukraine who could facilitate the dialogue.
11:30, 19 May 2020
Russia drops plans for Putin mosaic in military church – media Russia is building a massive cathedral dedicated to its armed forces just west of Moscow.
22:44, 01 May 2020
Ukrainians ask Zelensky to transfer Kyiv Lavra to Orthodox Church of Ukraine The petition was signed by over 26,000 people.
22:20, 29 April 2020
The Guardian: Giant new Russian cathedral glorifies Putin and Stalin in mosaics Crimea annexation also exalted in Moscow church due to open on anniversary of 1945 victory.
15:00, 29 April 2020
Russian-backed church's Sviatohirsk Lavra keeps ignoring quarantine measures (Video) Some 400 monks and 200 locally displaced persons reportedly reside in the Lavra.
18:30, 27 April 2020
Ukraine's police open criminal cases over lockdown violations by Moscow Patriarchate church members In particular, criminal proceedings were launched against two monasteries.
19:40, 20 April 2020
Metropolitan Epifaniy holds Easter service amid quarantine in Ukraine – Video This year Orthodox Christians are celebrating Easter on April 19.
10:36, 19 April 2020
Ukraine's OCU, UGCC call on believers to celebrate Easter at home Epifaniy and Sviatoslav call on parishioners to "pray online".
13:20, 17 April 2020
Police not to allow provocations, crowds outside churches during Easter services – minister's advisor During services, only clerics and technical staff providing for live TV coverage will be allowed inside temples.
11:20, 17 April 2020
Easter celebrations from home should curb COVID-19 spread in Ukraine – health minister Orthodox Christians will celebrate Easter on April 19.
13:40, 16 April 2020
Opposition Platform MP Novynsky says he tests positive for coronavirus He claims he has no symptoms but went to the hospital.
23:58, 15 April 2020
Ukraine's senior health official explains government's move to refrain from shutting down churches pending quarantine The official also explained why a ban on crowds had been introduced.
14:00, 15 April 2020
Some 85% of Ukrainians do not plan to go to church on Easter – poll A total of 4% intend to go to worship, while 7% are just going to have priests bless their Easter basket.
14:40, 14 April 2020
Health ministry warns about threat of mass contamination in churches The senior health official has called on parishioners to celebrate Easter at home.
11:00, 14 April 2020
Head of stricken Kyiv monastery says underestimated gravity of coronavirus – Reuters Pavel and the Moscow Patriarchate said last month that coronavirus was a result of human sin and could be fought with hugs, prayers and fasting.
16:30, 10 April 2020